The Napa Valley is a name derived from
the language of the area’s Native Wappo Indians and means the land of the
plenty; Napa has meant a place of natural abundance for centuries.
The best time to visit Napa Valley:
To see a winery in action the fall,
meaning September to October is the best time to go. This is “crush” time when
they harvest the grapes. November is also nice because the weather is still
good but the crowds and the rates have dropped. The second best time is spring
when the mustard plants are all in bloom. This is a “got to see it to believe
it”, but everywhere you look you’ll see brilliant bright mustard plants with
eye-popping color! It’s like you stepped into a HD Plasma TV and someone turned
the colors on full blast! There will be no grapes on the vines, but you hardly
Travel to Napa Valley:
Napa Valley’s closest airports are San
Francisco (50 miles), Sacramento and Oakland (45 miles). San Francisco and
Oakland have shuttle buses that run on a fixed schedule to the City of Napa. If
you want to be part of the jet set, a helicopter service can be arranged for
pickup from any surrounding airports and lands right in the Napa Private
Airfares from Grand Cayman to San
Francisco start as low as 599.00 USD depending on the season.
American Airlines/Delta/Continental and
USAir Airways are some of the airlines that can take you to San Francisco
stopping only once on the way, making it easy to get there.
Accommodation:Varies from 5 Star Luxury Resorts to
intimate Bed and Breakfasts.
You will find man of the USA finest spas
are located in the Napa Valley Area and Natural geothermal springs, and
volcanic mud baths.
The Vineyards and wineries produce some
of the most coveted handcrafted wines.
Many captivating attractions including
The Culinary Institute of America at Grey Stone, and the Napa Valley Wine
For the golfers there are 7 Golf courses
set amongst the rolling hills of Napa Wine County.
Shopping is plentiful and some of the
shopping is very unique and trendy.
In Napa Valley there is something for
everyone from budget travel to luxury at its best. For more information regarding travel and
accommodation please contact:
Patrizia Amante – Managing Director –
LONGITUDE Travel Services Ltd.